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India jumps 12 spots in WEF's global travel & tourism ranking

India has jumped 12 places to 40th rank globally in travel and tourism competitiveness list by World Economic Forum.

India a 'bright star', 'inward focus' on globalisation as WEF Annual Meet ends

India a 'bright star', 'inward focus' on globalisation as WEF Annual Meet ends

Amid rising uncertainties on political as well as economic fronts in different parts of the world, India continued to be seen as "bright star" even as clamour picked up momentum for speedier reforms and decision-making process to catch up with neighbouring China.

WEF 2017: World economy improving, but be wary of 'black swans'

As the annual talkfest of the rich and powerful from across the world reached its last day here, top economic leaders felt the global economy is improving though mostly on internal factors even as they warned of new 'black swan' events post elections in various countries.

India a bright star in 'sober' global outlook: Uday Kotak

India a bright star in 'sober' global outlook: Uday Kotak

As uncertainty grips the global economic outlook, ace banker Uday Kotak today said India has an opportunity to be a "bright star" in such a "sober" scenario and the medium term prospects for the country's economy looks good as long as it can focus on right things.

Globalisation set for 'new normal', India in sweet spot: Kamath

Globalisation set for 'new normal', India in sweet spot: Kamath

Kamath also said India and China are going to remain in focus in any debate on globalisation as they contribute a big chunk today to the global growth.

'Very friendly' investment destination India seeks to woo foreign investors at WEF meet

'Very friendly' investment destination India seeks to woo foreign investors at WEF meet

With the message of being a "very friendly" investment destination, India on Wednesday sought to woo foreign investors at the WEF annual meet where leaders pored over the benefits of globalisation amid concerns over the impact of automation on jobs worldwide.

No 'silver bullet' for excessive inequality, says IMF chief

No 'silver bullet' for excessive inequality, says IMF chief

Policymakers across the world must act now to check inequalities even as there is no "silver bullet" to contain this problem, IMF chief Christine Lagarde.

WEF Davos 2017: World needs reality check, says Nirmala Sitharaman on capitalism debate

WEF Davos 2017: World needs reality check, says Nirmala Sitharaman on capitalism debate

As the global elite at WEF here debates whether the richest have benefited most from globalisation, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the world needs to do a "reality check" and asserted that India remains on track to grow its trade and economy faster.

World Economic Forum meet starts with call for responsible govts

World Economic Forum meet starts with call for responsible govts

With a call for governments to become more 'responsive and responsible' in the backdrop of falling trust in all kinds of institutions and various studies painting a dismal picture for India including on inclusive development, rich-poor gap and talent competitiveness, World Economic Forum started here on Monday.

93% Indians to hold jobs without social security benefits in 2017: WEF

93% Indians to hold jobs without social security benefits in 2017: WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned that a staggering 93 percent of Indians will hold jobs without social security benefits in 2017 while creating employment will be a challenge too.

Expect Cairn-Vedanta merger by this fiscal-end: Anil Agarwal

Expect Cairn-Vedanta merger by this fiscal-end: Anil Agarwal

Mining mogul Anil Agarwal on Thursday said the merger of his group's cash-rich oil subsidiary Cairn India with parent firm Vedanta is likely to be completed by the end of this fiscal.

India ranks low at 105th on human capital index, Finland tops

India ranks low at 105th on human capital index, Finland tops

India was Wednesday ranked low at 105th position globally on a worldwide Human Capital Index, which measures countries' ability to nurture, develop and deploy talent for economic growth and was topped by Finland.

India at 90th rank in terms of energy security, access

India at 90th rank in terms of energy security, access

India has been ranked at the 90th place in a list of 126 countries compiled by WEF on the basis of their ability to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy, which was topped by Switzerland.

Raghuram Rajan joins WEF task force on global financial system

Raghuram Rajan joins WEF task force on global financial system

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has joined a task force of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to study the future of global financial system, whose members include bankers and policymakers from across the world.

India at Davos 2016 (Pics)

India at Davos 2016

WEF meet 2016 ends; raises concerns over China, terror & refugees

WEF meet 2016 ends; raises concerns over China, terror & refugees

The 5-day annual jamboree of the world's rich and powerful came to a close in this Alpine resort Saturday, with leaders raising concerns about economic headwinds from China, geo-political risks arising from the refugee crisis in Europe and terror attacks in various parts of the world.

 

Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report

Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report

The issues that dominated the discussion include emerging fragmentation of the Internet, along multiple lines, due to developments in technical, governmental and commercial realm.

Arun Jaitley meets US Treasury Secretary at World Economic Forum

Jaitley, Lew discussed ways to attract greater infrastructure investment to boost potential growth and support the global economy.

Indian power sector at 'inflection point', says WEF report

Indian power sector at 'inflection point', says WEF report

India's power sector is at an inflection point and most of its electricity demand in the next two decades will be met by burning fossil fuels despite huge investments in renewables, WEF said Tuesday.

World Economic Forum 2016

World Economic Forum 2016